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Re: “A Memory of Two Mondays


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Posted by halcyon on 09/30/2010 at 1:24 PM

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Re: “Phoenix Askani, the sexpot


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Posted by halcyon on 12/22/2011 at 4:48 PM

Re: “Savage Love: Dan to Canadian politician: Blow me. Really.

I hope someday we get past this debate about whether sexual orientation is a choice. It's a red herring, because it really doesn't matter. Whether you're born with it or choose it, it's still nobody's business. Even if it is a choice it would be YOUR choice, and how is that my concern? Although I believe that one is "born that way" I don't like that argument. It often feels like saying they can't help it, which implies they would if they could, which implies it's a negative way to be.

Posted by halcyon on 05/26/2011 at 11:10 AM

Re: “Savage Love: Dan to Canadian politician: Blow me. Really.

Stephen Colbert?

Posted by halcyon on 05/26/2011 at 11:00 AM

Re: “Savage Love: The Right to Know About an Abortion

"She slept with him by accident."

That's hilarious.

Posted by halcyon on 05/06/2011 at 9:50 AM

Re: “Philip K. Dick, Adjusted

Wow, sorry I read that. Didn't realize the ending would be given away.

Posted by halcyon on 03/10/2011 at 2:54 PM

Re: “Bleak and Bleaker

"Or rather, the disaster she's *told* she can't stop—a critical distinction the script largely ignores." Largely ignores??? The whole story is about whether or not you can change fate.

"Bee 2 is a fascinating creation who speaks uncomfortable truths—she could sustain an evening-length solo piece of her own." I was thinking the same thing.

Posted by halcyon on 08/30/2010 at 2:09 PM

Re: “Savage Love: August 12, 2010

"People, if you're going to cheat on your partner, please use protection. It's quite literally the least you can do."

Yes, but the problem is that cheaters are inherently selfish. So this is like saying "If you're going to be selfish, please don't be selfish." If they were considerate people they wouldn't be cheating in the first place, right?

Posted by halcyon on 08/12/2010 at 5:36 PM

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